Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois
 

 

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May 30, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus announced today that Hoosier Township in Clay County was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $25,000.
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May 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that the City of Ramsey was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $25,000.
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May 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman John Shimkus announced today that the City of Paris was awarded a USDA Rural Development grant of $8,500.
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May 15, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus announced that Holli Fullerton, a student of Daniel Shultz at Nashville Community High School, was selected as this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner from the Illinois 15th Congressional District.
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Apr 30, 2018 Press Release
"We have heard from a wide range of speakers over the years, who tell their stories of the trials of life and faith, but all of them have had the same common belief in Jesus Christ," Shimkus said in the statement, which also thanked founders, organizers, and steering committee members.
Apr 30, 2018 Press Release
"Emphasizing the importance of the human and spiritual values of life, the association has sought to promote the development of positive role models and strong community leaders," Shimkus said.
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus wrote to Department of Housing and Urban Development Acting Inspector General Helen Albert this week requesting an investigation into whether any federal laws or regulations were violated with respect to previous business dealings of the Vermilion County Housing Authority.
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
"I remain as apprehensive of U.S. intervention against the Syrian regime as I was when I cautioned President Obama about it in 2013," Shimkus said. "While I would have preferred the president seek legislative support for last night’s strike, I respect and appreciate our French and British allies for joining American forces in making that powerful statement against the use of chemical weapons."
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record congratulating New Kingery Printing Company in Effingham on 50 years of operation.
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Apr 13, 2018 Press Release
"It is an honor for me to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the Highland High School varsity dance team in winning the state championship for a third year in a row," Shimkus said. "I wish the team, and their coach, all the best in the future."
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